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Otium Planning Group’s Yvette Audet appointed IAKS Ambassador for Australasia

Otium Planning Group’s Yvette Audet appointed IAKS Ambassador for Australasia
April 24, 2020

Yvette Audet, Senior Consultant at Otium Planning Group, has been appointed the Australian and New Zealand ambassador for the International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS).

The role will see Audet will liaise with other countries in obtaining global trends and discussing best practice approaches for aquatic, fitness, recreation and sport facilities while also creating an Australasian alliance of members encouraging global networking for planners, architects, engineers, clients, designers, operators as well as sports federations, associations and clubs.

Commenting on her appointment, Audet stated “I am looking forward to increasing IAKS memberships within Australia and New Zealand. There will be a series of information sessions, and post Covid-19 there will be site visits as well as other networking events."

Membership of the German-based organisation gives access to specialised seminars, training events provided by industry experts as well as subscription to the SB Magazine, the international journal for the architecture, construction and operation of aquatic, fitness, recreation and sport facilities.

Click here to view key global insights from the 2019 IAKS Conference.

Image: Yvette Audet at London's Wembley Stadium.

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